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Yaroslav Askarov

Born:Jun 16, 2002Draft:2020 Predators #11 Overall
Hometown:Omsk, RussiaPosition:Goaltender
Known For:Catches:Right
National Team:Russia

Yaroslav Vladimirovich Askarov (Russian: Ярослав Владимирович Аскаров; born 16 June 2002) is a Russian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for SKA Saint Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He was selected 11th overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, where he was considered as the top ranked goaltender.

Scouting Report

So, what makes Askarov so great? His mobility is something so unique to watch. His upper body has minimal movement, only moving when he needs it to. But his lower body is almost constantly shaking in the net, looking like he’s jittery or bouncing in the net. Read More

Yaroslav Askarov Team Russia
Team Russia’s Yaroslav Askarov (Russia Hockey/FHR.RU)

Yaroslav Askarov Statistics

Deeper Dive


  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team Russia (2021)
  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Gold Medal (2020)
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal (2020)
  • Hlinka Memorial Bronze Medal (2019)
  • U17 WHC All-Star Team (2019)
  • U17 WHC Gold Medal (2019)
  • U18 WJC All-Star Team (2019)
  • U18 WJC Best Goaltender (2019)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2019)